During 27 November - 3 December 2017, the following illegal acts were registered at borders, including 116 events and 127 documented people:
- 48 people attempted to illegally cross the border;
- 6 people attempted to pass with false documents;
- 4 persons attempted to smuggle goods;
- 40 drivers have breached the law of using car stickers;
- 20 foreign citizens have overstayed in Republic of Moldova;
- 5 cases of breaches regarding transportation of goods and people;
- 2 people investigated for breaches in traffic law.
During the past week, 41 foreign citizens and 146 vehicles were forbidden entrance in Republic of Moldova. At the same time, 3 citizens were deported to Russia, while 1 to European Union. Two citizens from Republic of Moldova were not allowed to cross to Russia, while 3 were forbidden from entering European Union.
Border police have opened 137 files, having applied fined amounting to 154 700 lei and 65 200 lei of fines were paid.
Border police have met 14 times with their foreign colleagues, to exchange information regarding the registered breaches.
Also, 266 141 people have crossed the border, among whom 156 919 were citizens of Republic of Moldova. 70 440 vehicles have presented at crossing points, most of which - 35 629 where registered abroad. The most sought after were crossing points with Romania, where in Leușeni – 54 589 people have crossed the border, while in Sculeni – 42 278. Another big amount of people who wished to travel were registered at Otaci – 41 825 and Chisinau International Airport – 38 484.
In order to ease traffic, Custom Services urges citizens to use all crossing points and not favor one above the other. At the same time, before heading out, use the ”TRAFIC ONLINE” application offered on the Custom Services official web page to see the real time situation at borders for all types of vehicles.
One you arrive at a crossing point, show understanding, discipline and patience, taking into consideration all laws for entering another state.